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Wounded CityViolent Turf Wars in a Chicago Barrio

Wounded City: Violent Turf Wars in a Chicago Barrio

Robert Vargas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190245900
eISBN:
9780190245948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

This book charts a new direction for explanations of neighborhood violence that focuses on the underexamined role of adversarial relations (turf wars) among politicians, gangs, and the police. This ... More

Writing LabourStone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Mohammad Talib

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198067719
eISBN:
9780199080083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067719.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book is the culmination of research over a period of 25 years. It highlights the relation between the rocks from which India's great capital city is constructed and the people who sacrifice to ... More

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